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About our Library

The library is intended to be a resource area for the whole school. Students are encouraged to come to the library to do their homework and study, to read for pleasure, and to make use of the wide variety of books and magazines available to them.

Using the Library

Visiting

In order to keep the library operating efficiently, we ask students to observe the following regulations:

  • Please leave bags, coats and purses at the circulation desk.
  • Present I.D. when entering the library during the lunch period.
  • Check out books at the circulation desk and return them to the book drop. If books are late, settle "fines" immediately.

Equipment

The school library is equipped with multimedia computers accessible to students after they have taken a tutorial. All students are encouraged to make use of the Center. A photocopy machine is available to the students in the library for a minimal fee.

Borrowing

  • Students are allowed to borrow up to 4 books at a time for a 2 week period.
  • Reference materials and periodicals may be borrowed over night upon presentation of student I.D.
  • Check out books at the circulation desk and return them to the book drop. If books are late, settle "fines" immediately.
  • Fines are 10 cents per day(including weekends) for a book and 25 cents per day(including weekends)for reference material and magazines
  • You will be charged for the replacement cost for any lost or damaged book(s).

How to Cite

How to Cite

Always credit your sources! Making a bibliography is quick and easy with these generators and tutorials:

bibme.org easybib.com Cardif University Tutorial


What is Plagiarism?

  • Submitting someone else's work as your own.
  • Copying words or ideas from someone else without attributing the source.
  • Including a quotation without quotation marks.

What is Copyright?

Copyright gives creators the legal right to be paid for their work, and to control the use of their creations.

Copibec is a website that allows you to check the terms and conditions of the copying agreement covering your educational institution.

Copibec Website

What is Creative Commons?

A Creative Commons license works alongside Copyright. It provides a standardized way to share and use a work on the conditions set by an author.

Creative Commons Website How to search C.C.
C.C. Licencing Terms

Contact Information

TBA (Librarian)
(514)328-4442
TBA

Hours of Operation

Monday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The library is closed during the librarian's lunch hour which is period 4.
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Off the Shelf

Lester B. Pearson students have a free subscription to Flipster online magazines. Flipster is a next-generation digital magazine solution that makes it easy for you to read your favourite magazines on your computer or mobile device. Use the Flipster app, available through the iTunes store for the iPad and iPad Mini, and on the Google Play store for Android tablets, to download magazines for offline reading.

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Summer Reading List

Be prepared for the next school year and stay ahead of the game. Select one of the excellent book recommendations for your grade level on the summer reading list for your English teacher next year!

Summer Reading

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Library Guide

The left side menu is the EMSB library guide to research and resources for school projects.

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Hello from the Librarian!

Our Librarian is happy to collaborate with teachers and to assist students with book selection and information-searching.

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E-Book Lending Service

Did you know that you can borrow eBooks? Our digital collection is available 24/7 and all you need to get started is an internet connection and your EMSB email address.

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